Entertainment at a glance

JCC hosts comedy troupe dinner

The comedy troupe Dinner Theatre Rejects will perform 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, 505 Gypsy Lane.

The evening will include an improv performance by the sketch comedy group. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Tickets are $15 and can be reserved at jccy oungstown.org.

JCC offers kids’

theater activities

The School of Theatre at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, 505 Gypsy Lane, is offering two programs for children in October.

Kids Improv for ages 9 to 14 will be taught 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Oct. 5 to Nov. 23. The cost is $100 for members and $120 for nonmembers.

Auditions for “Wizard of Oz for Kids,” open to children ages 9 to 16, are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8. The performance will be 2 p.m. Nov. 28. Participation is free.

B&O hosts an

artists’ market

The Artists of the Rust Belt will hold its autumn market 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown.

About 30 artists will be selling their work, including paintings, ceramics, jewelry, one-of- a-kind decor, chocolates, baked goods, soaps, floral arrangements and photography. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Admission is $1, and proceeds will benefit Buster’s Brigade, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping dogs and cats, and the Rust Belt Theater Company.

Dinner benefits MVCAP Oct. 29

Tickets are on sale now for the seventh Progressive Dinner in downtown Warren to benefit the Mahoning Valley College Access Program.

The Oct. 29 event starts with cocktails and bites at BRITE Energy Innovators, followed by appetizers from Cockeye BBQ served at Trumbull Art Gallery and a soup and salad course at Beautiful Whirl’d. Participants then can have their dinner entree at Charbenay’s Wine on the River, Jacked Steakhouse, Saratoga Restaurant or West & Main Grill before the event concludes with desserts & coffee from Mocha House served at BRITE Energy Innovators.

The cost is $75 per person, $150 per couple or $550 per table. Tickets can be purchased by emailing Gerri Jerkins at director@themvcap.org.

Great Lakes goes above, beyond

The aerospace exhibition “Above and Beyond” opens Saturday at the Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland.

The interactive exhibitions chronicles advances in aviation and aerospace from the first powered flights to the newest innovations and includes a simulated space elevator, a flight simulator with motion-sensing technology and the opportunity to design and test a supersonic jet to face off in a virtual high speed flying competition.

“Above and Beyond” runs through Jan. 2, 2022, and is included with general admission to the science center. Fall hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays (closed during Browns home games). For more information, go to greatscience.com or call 216-694-2000.


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